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New subscription box service confronts lack of representation in children's books

A new subscription service offering monthly deliveries of black children's literature has been launched in response to the lack of children’s books in the UK featuring BAME characters. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 16:01:04 UTC ]
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Obituary: Julius Lester

Award-winning author, educator, activist, and musician Julius Lester, known for a body of work focused on African-American culture, as well as for his fierce advocacy for books for black children by black creators, died on January 18 at the age of 78. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unholy Alliance: New Books Untangle Race and Religion

At various times throughout history, the Bible has been used to justify the enslavement of black children, women, and men, and this has created a troubling entanglement of racism and religion that continues to generate books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'BAME writers must tell their own stories – and we have to be disruptive'

In a series to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, author Tanya Byrne says true diversity in books for young people is shamefully overdueAs a BAME author who writes BAME characters, I’m frequently asked to explain why my books are so unusual. They’re not unusual, at least I don’t... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook needs to be more open about its hate speech policy

On Wednesday, ProPublica published a report that outlines some pretty bizarre reasoning behind Facebook's approach to hate speech and censorship. Evidence shows that Facebook has a moderation policy that could favor "white men" over "black children,"... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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